Two Arrested in N. Kerr Mini Mart Robbery

NEW HANOVER – Deputies responded to the N. Kerr Mini Mart, located at 1722 N. Kerr Avenue, just after 12:00 p.m. today. While responding to the incident, officers were provided a vehicle description and direction of travel as well as information being relayed by a store customer who was successful in following the suspect and providing a current location.

The clerk reports a black male entered the business, brandished a handgun, and demanded money. The suspect then left the business with an undisclosed amount of cash and left the area in a black Honda passenger car.

An officer from the Wilmington Police Department spotted the vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed on Market Street. Additional officers responded and observed two black males exiting the vehicle in the area of Wolcott Avenue & S. 21st Street where they were immediately detained.

Kevin Terod Holland (left), 21-year old of Greensboro, and Keenan Edward Hairston (right), 20-year old of Wilmington, has both been charged with Robbery with a Dangerous Weapon and Conspiracy to commit Robbery with a Dangerous Weapon. Both Holland and Hairston remain in custody at the New Hanover County Detention Facility, each under a $100,000 secured bond.

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